Award certificate Aug. 15, 2019 • EPIC-Kitchens Dataset Challenge Winner • Nour Eldin Elmadany, a Ph.D student of Prof. Ling Guan, wins First Place in the EPIC-Kitchens Dataset Challenge at CVPR 2019.
EPIC-KITCHENS is a dataset filmed in 32 kitchens across four cities. The films, which include 11.5 million images, have been annotated with 40,000 action examples and half a million objects. This ground-breaking dataset will help machines to learn and advance first-person vision, enabling improvements in robotics, healthcare and augmented reality.

Yazdani photo Jun. 24, 2019 • Guest Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy • Dr. Amirnaser Yazdani was the Guest Editor-in-Chief for a Special Section on “Dynamic Modelling, System identification, Analysis, and Control of Renewable Distributed Energy Resources for Grid Integration” for the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. The Editorial and papers of the Special Section have been published in the July 2019 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. .
ryerson logo May. 22, 2019 • RON SWIRSKY, IN MEMORIAM • Ron Swirsky, a retired faculty member in the Department, passed away on May 21. Condolences.
ryerson logo May. 6, 2019 • $520,000 NSERC CRD GRANT • Congratulations to Prof. Xavier Fernando and Prof. Karthi Umapathy who have secured an NSERC CRD grant totalling $520,000.00, entitled "A Comprehensive Intelligent Monitoring System for Mines".
Raahemifar photo Apr. 25, 2019 • K. RAAHEMIFAR RETIRES • Our department colleague Prof. Kaamran Raahemifar has decided to take early retirement. He has been with the department since 1999, teaching a number of different courses and supervising many graduate and undergraduate students. Prof. Raahemifar interacted with many students and has left an impression on their educational experience that surely none of them will forget. We thank him for his contributions these last 20 years and we wish him the best in his future opportunities and endeavours.
Jan. 7, 2019 • IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY BEST PAPER AWARD • Prof. Ling Guan and his graduate student Salah Rabba won “Best Student Paper” at the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2018) for "Discriminative Robust Gaze Estimation Using Kernel-DMCCA Fusion".
Dec. 18, 2018 • 2018 ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Photo album of the 2018 academic awards and scholarship awards ceremony.
Peter Hiscocks Aug 1, 2018 • PETER HISCOCKS, IN MEMORIAM Peter Hiscocks, a retired faculty member in the Department, passed away on August 1, aged 73.
ryerson logo June 21, 2018 • HIGHEST ACCREDITATION RATING • All of the Department's engineering programs received the highest accreditation rating (6V) by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) of Engineers Canada.
May 18, 2018 • COMPUTER NETWORKS PROGRAM DIRECTOR • Muhammad Jaseemuddin takes over as the new Computer Networks (CN) program director. Congratulations to Prof. Jaseemuddin and a big "thank you" to the outgoing program director, Bobby Ma, who has been the CN director since its inception in 2001.
ryerson logo May 1, 2018 • DEPARTMENT NAME CHANGE • The Ryerson University Senate unanimously approved the name change of the Department; it will henceforth be called the Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering.